Health Policy Planning Past Papers Questions

By: Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil

Guess Paper 1: Health Policy Planning Fall – 2020 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q. 1:
(A): Pick True/false from the following by encircling the right item. (10)
1. The basic health policy is of 4 types. (TRUE/FALSE)
2. Policy is a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government. (TRUE/FALSE)
3. Strategic Planning deals with Vision, Mission, Values and Strategies of an Organization. (TRUE/FALSE)
4. 1973 the health policy was based on constitution. (TRUE/FALSE)
5. A policy should be made according to the needs of the people or according to need of the country is called need based policy. (TRUE/FALSE)
(B): Encircle the correct answer (10)
1. Policies made by the state or the government, by those in the public sector is called
a. Public Policy
b. Policy
c. Health Policy
d. All of the above
2. First Population Policy in 1950s include
a. Family planning
b. Concept of BHU’s
c. Concept of RHC’s
d. None of the above
3. Pakistan Health Gateway Paper launched in January 2007. Proposes reforming the WHOLE Health sector to.
a. Ensure better Health care services.
b. Ensure better Health care facilities
c. Ensure better Health care out come
d. None of the above
4. Processes of policy making include except.
a. Problem Identification
b. Policy Formulation
c. Policy Implementation & Evaluation
d. Decision making
5. The health policy model should base on these factors except
a. Knowledge and evidence base
b. Political well
c. Social strategy
d. Individual base

Part – II

Q1. Explain different stages of policy process? How will you differentiate between policy and planning?

Q2. Enumerate the seven national public health programs in Pakistan and discuss briefly the latest indicators achieved in National Maternal & Child Health program of Pakistan.

Q3. Discuss salient features of latest national health policy of Pakistan.

Q4. Discuss various steps involved in operational planning for reducing the TB transmission to contacts of
infected persons.

Q5. Enlist the various health indicators of Pakistan in context of MDGs and discuss the achievement in
MDGs in terms of health indicators of Pakistan.

Q6. Write short note on any three of the following:
a. Health policy classification by AIM.
b. Role of NGOs in promoting primary health care in rural areas
c. Public Private partnership and health services delivery

Guess Paper 2: Health Policy Planning Spring – 2020 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

PART I
Q. 1: (A): Pick True/false from the following by encircling the right item. (10)
1. The basic health policy is of 4 types. (TRUE/FALSE)
2. Policy is a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government. (TRUE/FALSE)
3. Strategic Planning deals with Vision, Mission, Values and Strategies of an Organization. (TRUE/FALSE)
4. 1973 the health policy was based on constitution. (TRUE/FALSE)
5. A policy should be made according to the needs of the people or according to need of the country is called need based policy. (TRUE/FALSE)
(B): Encircle the correct answer (10)
1. Policies made by the state or the government, by those in the public sector is called
a. Public Policy b. Policy c. Health Policy d. All of the above
2. First Population Policy in 1950s include
a. Family planning b. Concept of BHU’s c. Concept of RHC’s d. None of the above
3. Pakistan Health Gateway Paper launched in January 2007. Proposes reforming the WHOLE Health sector to.
a. Ensure better Health care services. b. Ensure better Health care facilities
c. Ensure better Health care outcome d. None of the above
4. Processes of policy making include except.
a. Problem Identification b. Policy Formulation
c. Policy Implementation & Evaluation d. Decision making
5. The health policy model should base on these factors except
a. Knowledge and evidence base b. Political well
c. Social strategy d. Individual base

Part II
Q.2 Explain different stages of policy process? Discuss briefly different concepts of formulating a health
policy?
Q.3 Write a short note on followings:
a. Role of NGOs in Pakistan health sector development.
b. SWOT analysis of WHO projects in Pakistan.
c. Formula of Cost Effectiveness

Q.4 Enlist the current national health programs in Pakistan. Discuss briefly the impact of MNCH program in
improving the mother & child health.

Q.5 Write short note on any three of the following:
a. Health policy classification by AIM.
b. Types of evidence.
c. Policy studies.

Q.6 Write detail note on Equity, Development and approaches to development.

Q.7 What is power? Describe briefly theories of power?

Q,8 Poverty is a determent of Health. Illustrate any three of following indicators.
a. Income
b. Socioeconomic differentials
c. Modern Health Care.
d. Cultural & Behavioral Change.

Guess Paper 3: Health Policy Planning Fall – 2019 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q. 1 Choose the best Answer:
(A): Pick True/false from the following by encircling the right item. (10)
1. Policy is a guiding blue print for accomplishment of organizational objective. (TRUE/FALSE)
2. Strategies & policy are synonymous. (TRUE/FALSE)
3. Strategic Planning deals with Vision, Mission, Values and Strategies of an Organization. (TRUE/FALSE)
4. Bohr commission (1946) was the foundation stone of health policy in subcontinent. (TRUE/FALSE)
5. Policies should be based on equitable health needs. (TRUE/FALSE)
(B) Encircle the correct answer (10)
1. Policies made by the state or the government, by those in the public sector is called
a.Public Policy b.Policy c.Health Policy d.All of the above
2. First Population Policy in 1950s include
a.Family planning b.Concept of BHU’s c.Concept of RHC’s d.None of the above
3. Major components of need based health areas of Pakistan are.
a.MCH b.Nutrition c.Sanitation d.All above
4. Health care organizations are.
a.Tertiary care hospitals b.MCH c.None above d.All above
5. The modern concept of health care involves access to
a.Medical professionals b.Communities c.Medical technologies d.All above

Q.1 Give a brief account of the Health Policy of Pakistan from Pre-dependence of Pakistan till date?

Q.2 Write a short note on followings:
i. Bohr commission
ii. Medical
iii. Medical body

Q.3 What is the statuary of drug control in Pakistan? Explain its functions?

Q.4 Health planning spiral the health planning model, most favorite for developing control. Explain steps?

Q.5 Write short notes on:
i. PERT analysis
ii. Delphi techniques
iii. Project Cycle

Q.6 What are the effects of industrialization on PHC practices in suburb areas?
Q.7 What do you know about the following terms;
i. Policy draft
ii. PC-1
iii. Planning for planning

Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil